House and Components

A house is much more than just a collection of rooms. Here’s everything that goes into making your house a home.

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Microwaves: What To Know Before You Buy

Finding the perfect microwave shouldn't be complicated. Use our tips to determine which one will best fit your needs, lifestyle and budget.

How to Fix a Leaking Sunroof

Clearing a clogged drain tube will solve the problem


45 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common mistakes.


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6 Best Smart Coffee Makers

Smart coffee makers streamline your morning routine, allowing you to start brewing a fresh cup from your smart device without...


15 Things You Should Think Twice About Donating

Donating unwanted items to a local thrift store is a fantastic way to reclaim space in your home, donate to...

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8 Best Portable Washing Machines

If you lack space or live a nomadic lifestyle, a portable washing machine may be the right mini appliance for...


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13 Things Rich People Never Waste Their Money On

Wealthy people can buy anything and everything they want, right? While that might be true, it doesn't mean the rich...

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What to Know About Space Heaters

Interested in a space heater for your home, but find the options overwhelming? Here are four basic types of space...


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8 Best Mini-Fridges for Small Spaces

Need a compact way to keep food and drinks cold? A mini-fridge is a pint-size solution for dorms, apartments, home...


12 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Home Appliances

Are your appliances and devices on the fritz frequently, or do they need to be replaced sooner than expected? Spoiler...


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Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

Keep a cool head with these tips for selecting and buying ceiling fans.

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How to Clean a Car Air Filter

Extend the life of your engine air filter and increase your gas mileage by cleaning your air filter with a...


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How to Clean Car Carpet

Learn how to clean car carpet and eliminate old stains and smells for good.


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How to Clean Cloth Car Seats

Cleaning cloth car seats is easy — it just takes a little elbow grease and attention to detail with the...


How to Choose the Right Robot Vacuum

There's a lot to love about robot vacuums, the compact, computerized vacuum cleaners that clean floors without any effort on...


Fix a Leaking Frost-Proof Faucet

Check out these fixes for common faucet problems

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How to Change Air Filter

Do this 10 minute job yourself and save $30


Car Heater Blowing Cold Air? Check the Blend Door Actuator

As long as your engine is running, there's heat to be had. Try recalibrating the heating system or replacing the...


Noisy Gas Fireplace Blower? Here’s How to Replace it

A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the...


Prevent Mold with the DewStop Bathroom Fan Switch

Keep your bathroom (and house) fresh and dry without wasting energy


Fix Leaks at the Garden Hose Spigot

A worn-out vacuum breaker is usually the culprit


How to Clean a Coffee Maker

Cleaning experts know the secret to perking up any coffee maker: Good, old-fashioned white vinegar.


Dry Clothes Faster with a Dryer Duct Booster

Suck out damp dryer exhaust fast


Upgrading Your Garage Workshop

Five great garage improvements that don't cost a fortune

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How To Clean a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

The most efficient tips on how to clean a bathroom exhaust fan.


You Can Clean Your Microwave Using These Three Simple Pantry Items

Built-up grease and grime from using your microwave every day? Here's how to clean it using three pantry items.


Venting Exhaust Fans Through the Roof

Vent an exhaust fan the correct way— through a roof hood.


New Kitchen Venting: How to Install a Kitchen Fan Vent

Use rigid duct with insulated duct sleeve for an oven exhaust fan.


How to Improve Toilet Performance

Toilet technology puts an end to the double flush


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How to Clean Your Vacuum

You use your vacuum to clean up messes around the house, but there comes a time when your vacuum itself...